Call for paper

Workshop 1: Building Physics

We are welcoming all the works associated with but not limited to the following issues:

  • Building Energy Modeling
  • Operational energy and the building’s thermal mass
  • Moisture transport and safety
  • Air-tightness and air movement
  • Climate change and climate adaptation of buildings
  • Indoor climate
  • Sustainable building envelope systems
  • Smart facades
  • Building materials
  • Energy Efficiency in Buildings
  • Passive, low energy, Zero and Plus-energy buildings, Zero emission buildings
  • Building Management Systems
  • Modelling and Simulation,
  • Sensors and Controls
  • Energy Standards
  • Buildings-to-Grid Integration

Workshop 2:    Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC & R)

We are welcoming all the works associated with but not limited to the following issues:

  • Individual HVAC systems
  • HVAC on a district network
  • Heat pump HVAC systems
  • Heat sources for a heat pump and sinks
  • Heating, Generation and Distribution, Central heating
  • Hot water, steam heat, hot air, solar-powered heat sources
  • Energy sources types of fuel: Solid fuels, Liquid fuels, Natural gas
  • District heating system
  • Local geothermal heat
  • Water heating. Hydronic radiant floor heating systems, Hydronic systems
  • Heat pump
  • Refrigerants
  • Reversible heat pumps
  • Vapor-compression refrigeration system (VCRS)
  • Heat pump for heat or preheat water
  • Standards SEER, ESEER
  • The design of the evaporator and condenser heat exchangers
  • The design of a heat pump and its efficiency
  • Gas compressors
  • Compression heat pumps
  • Absorption heat pumps
  • Seasonal thermal energy storage and interseasonal heat transfer
  • Ground-coupled heat exchanger
  • Software GAEA, AWADUKT Thermo, EnergyPlus, L-EWTSim, WKM, and others
  • Air-source heat pumps (ASHP), Air–air heat pump, Air–water heat pump, combination air-source heat pumps
  • Protection from noise pollution caused by heat pump outdoor units
  • Thermal storage solutions in conjunction with ASHPs
  • ASHPs with passive solar heating
  • Heat pumps with backup systems
  • ground source heat pump (GSHP)
  • direct exchange (DX) ground source heat pump
  • Liquid-to-air heat pump (water-to-air)
  • Heating energy, Methods of controlling building heating
  • Air conditioning, Free cooling, Packaged systems and split systems
  • Ventilation. Mechanical/forced and natural types, hybrid ventilation
  • Natural ventilation strategies. Wind driven ventilation, Buoyancy-driven ventilation
  • Ventilation energy recovery
  • Economizers
  • Ventilation rate standards
  • Building Performance Simulation (BPS)
  • Building Automation Systems (BAS)
  • Design of naturally ventilated buildings
  • Mechanical ventilation strategies. Demand-controlled ventilation (DCV), Personalized ventilation

Workshop 3: Renewable Energy

We are welcoming all the works associated with but not limited to the following issues:

PV Systems for achieving global sustainable development goals

  • Design and Installation of PV Systems
  • Operation and Maintenance of PV Systems
  • Monitoring, system failure analysis, PV system reliability.
  • Electric and thermal performance, safety aspects, integrated mounting structures
  • PV products for buildings.
  • PV in vehicles;
  • PV in transport infrastructure
  • Grid and Energy System Integration
  • Grid management
  • Technologies and simulation for short-term and seasonal storage

PV Strategies and Policies

  • Economics and competitiveness of PV,
  • market assessment and investment
  • PV in integrated energy system, mass storage,
  • PV for achieving global sustainable development goals,
  • PV in climate change mitigation

Solar Thermal Energy

  • Solar Thermal Power Plants
  • Solar Thermal Collectors
  • Solar resource assessment, measurements and monitoring


  • Small hydro for local community and industry,
  • Small hydro for contribute to distributed generation in a regional electricity grid
  • Small hydro projects for isolated areas
  • Hydropower and the Environment


  • Wood and Wood Waste
  • Waste-to-Energy (MSW)
  • Landfill Gas and Biogas
  • Biomass & the Environment


  • Ethanol and Biodiesel for Transportation Facilities
  • Biofuels and the Environment


  • Horizontal-axis turbines
  • Vertical-axis turbines
  • Small wind turbines
  • Wind power plants
  • Wind Energy and the Environment


Direct use and district heating systems
Geothermal power plants

  • Dry steam plants
  • Flash steam plants
  • Binary cycle power plants

Wave power, Tidal power

Workshop 4:  Energy Management

We are welcoming all the works associated with but not limited to the following issues:

  • Smart Energy Grids
  • Emerging networked control systems
  • Energy management in a multi-building setup via distributed stochastic optimization
  • Energy strategies in the transport sector;
  • Energy procurement management;
  • Management of energy distribution and use;
  • Modern technologies of energy storage.
  • Building and Energy Management Systems

Conference Organizers:

With scientific support:

Technical operator of the conference: MONTENEGRO SCIENTIFIC BRIDGE and MNE, DOO BAR, Montenegro